February 5, 2023

Jan. 6 panel refers McCarthy, 3 other Republicans for ethics violations

The Jan. 6 select committee said on Monday that four House Republicans, including Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, violated congressional ethics rules by defying subpoenas for testimony and documents. The panel referred the lawmakers for a review by the bipartisan House Ethics Committee, which is seen as unlikely to take action against the members. The ethics

EXCLUSIVE: Top Biden EPA Nominee May Have ‘Violated’ Key Ethics Pledge, Watchdogs Say

Joseph Goffman, a top Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) nominee, could have violated a key federal ethics pledge after using his government role to grant favors to former university colleagues, watchdogs say. Goffman corresponded with former colleagues at Harvard University using his government email, according to federal records, potentially violating his ethics pledge. “Considering his several…

Hacked Emails Raise Possibility Of Clinton Foundation Ethics Breach

Hacked emails published by Wikileaks this week appear to show Qatar pledging to donate $1 million to Hillary Clinton’s family’s charitable foundation, despite her promise to curb new donations by foreign governments while U.S. secretary of state. In an email from 2012, a senior official from the Bill, Hillary & Chelsea Clinton Foundation informs colleagues […]

Chaffetz Challenges Ethics Office’s Ethics Over Clinton Speeches

Rep. Jason Chaffetz 82% is questioning the Office of Government Ethics’ (OGE) own ethics — or at least work ethic — for possibly giving the Clintons a pass on conflict-of-interest laws. Chaffetz, a Utah Republican and chairman of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, wants to know why OGE’s director isn’t investigating former […]

Hillary Clinton Named ‘Worst Ethics Violator of 2015′

Democratic presidential frontrunner Hillary Clinton has a new honorific title: “Worst Ethics Violator of 2015.” The Foundation for Accountability and Government Trust (FACT), a Washington-based think tank, released a year-end list of Worst Ethics Violators for this ill-begotten calendar year. Clinton ran away with the contest. Breitbart News extensively reported on the issues that led […]

Another Ethics Violation For Hillary Clinton?

A government watchdog is calling for an ethics investigation into whether former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton gave preferential treatment to her hedge fund millionaire son-in-law, Marc Mezvinsky. In a complaint to be filed on Monday, the Foundation for Accountability and Civic Trust (FACT), will ask the Office of Government Ethics to look into whether […]

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